Rumored Hw Bellator gp matchups

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  1. MMALOPEZ

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    • Reports are starting to surface that the Bellator’s new heavyweight Grand Prix will be anchored by a Frank Mir vs. Fedor Emelianenko match-up. The rumored fight between former UFC and Pride heavyweight champions would take place in the first quarter of 2018. The Fedor vs. Mir opening round bout would main event a Bellator show, likely on the east coast, with another Grand Prix fight serving as the co-main event of the card.

    • With Mir vs. Fedor rumored to set, other Bellator Grand Prix match-ups look to be in the works. Rumor is the rest of the bracket will consist of King Mo vs. Bellator light heavyweight champion Ryan Bader, Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione and a main event of a future Saturday night Bellator card which would be Chael Sonnen vs. Rampage Jackson.
    https://middleeasy.com/mma-news/fed...on-and-more-in-the-sunday-morning-rumor-mill/

    Not sold on this report but, what you guys think if indeed those are the fights?
     
  2. GoldenAzazel

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    I'd rather Bader faced and Mo fought against heavier guys in their first fights.
     
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    Exactly what I figured they'd be.

    Once Mir/Fedor was made the other matchups were pretty clear.

    Gives them what they need in second round, one of each. LHW name and top LHW fighter, HW name and top HW fighter.
     
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    this should be a LHW fight for the belt, if Bader is gonna fight in the HW tourney i want this opportunity to see him against a HW
     
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    I like the match ups. To me you had to do Rampage vs Chael it is too fun not to. I imagine Rampage will out size him and win. So you likely have Rampage in the second round. I think you pull the trigger on him vs Fedor at that point if he beats Mir.

    Very few match ups I don't need to see. Most combos are fun. A few like Rampage vs Bader I am cool without seeing.

    But semi's of likely Meathead vs Bader and Fedor/Mir vs Ramapage would be fun.
     
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    i hate mma rumors or jokes (wand vs mousasi)....It was rumored werdum vs rogers too in the SF tournament, and he fought AO finally...so I'm not going to annotate these fight in my calendar
    It would be a dream fedor win the 3 fights .....mir by guillotine, nelson by tko, and matt by ko...I would pay to make it happen
     
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    Mir and fedor is still awesome in 2018
     
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    Mir vs. Fedor
    King Mo vs. Ryan Bader
    Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione
    Chael Sonnen vs. Rampage Jackson

    probably to

    Fedor vs Rampage
    Bader vs Mitrione

    to

    Fedor vs Bader

    and bader wins
     
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    That bracket makes no sense just have bader fight mo at 205 and build tht division. I was down with lhws but not if they fight each other. Rampage and mitrione r meant for each other old beef and a slug fest. Male bader actually move up and fight a hw Roy. And chael should fight fedor but if he didn't atleast mo and chael will sell the fight. Those brackets mo fedor rampage mitrione
    Rampage mitrione fedor vs mo
    Hey fedor can beat mir and mo! As long as bader loses early
     
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    Mitrione and Nelson already fought.. does not make sense.

    Put Mo in there against Roy, Page vs Mitrione and let Bader beat Chael.
     
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    My picks are:

    Fedor vs sonnen
    Bader vs mir

    Rampage vs Nelson
    King mo vs mittrione
     
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    This tournament needs to take place in a Yamma Pit.
     
  13. GibsterMMA

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    I want Fedor vs Rampage in the finals
     
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    Would have been super pumped if this would have happened some years back but still pretty damn pumped, just hope it last longer than their last fights
     
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    Well I guess bellator is going under. Coker has not had much success with HW tourny's. Heck one bankrupted his last company.
     
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    I trained at Arizona Combat Sports way back when, and Bader is the size of a damn HW.
     
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    I"m sure he can take on the HWs without a problem too which is why I want to see it. No reason he can't be a 2 division champ in Bellator
     
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    I want Rampage vs. Roy Nelson because they have history with TUF and the pre-fight talk from Rampage would be worth the price of admission alone. "Look at dat big fat BELLY man..!"
     
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    Page has no rights to call anyone fat anymore........
     
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    With Fedor-Mir announced they can't go wrong and I don't even really care what the rest of the first round match-ups are. I know it's some blown up LHW's and older HW's but this should be fun. The only worry is injuries going forward.
     

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